Talking Drupal
Talking Drupal is a weekly chat about web design and development by a group a guys with one thing in common, we love Drupal. With hosts Stephen Cross, John Picozzi and Nic Laflin.

In episode 168 we talk with Webform Module maintainer, Jake Rockowitz, about open source sustainability.


  • What is open source sustainability
  • The path - YML and Webform Module Sustainability
  • Different approaches to monetize
  • Sponsor a feature
  • Open source clauses for contracts
  • SaaS
  • Wordpress module approach
  • Mentoring approach
  • Drupal Association
  • Messaging


Jasob Rockowitz website

Yes, the contribute module is making a statement

My three mistakes in regards to the Contribute module

A handy guide to financial support for open source

Request For Commits

Why Paid Drupal Modules Fail: Drupal as Art

Open Collective 


Stephen Cross - @stephencross

John Picozzi - @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - @nicxvan

Jacob Rockwitz - @jrockowitz


Direct download: TalkingDrupal168.mp3
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